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International Museum Day

17 May 2014 - 18 May 2014

Visit to the Hong Kong Maritime Museum on International Museum Day. Join our interesting activities. 

ADMISSION

OPENING HOURS

GUIDED TOURS

MAPPING MING CHINA’S MARITIME WORLD

WORKSHOPS: BRING YOUR SELDEN STYLE MAP HOME

WORKSHOPS: MINI MING CERAMICS WORKSHOPS

THEMED TOUR: SEA BANDITS IN THE SOUTH CHINA SEA

THEMED TOUR: MARITIME TRADE IN THE MING AND CHING DYNASTY

FAMILY CORNER

MUSEUM ENCOUNTERS

SHOPPING AND DINING OFFERS

REDEMPTION OF IMD SOUVENIR

 

ADMISSION: (17/05/2014 AND 18/05/2014)

50% discount for adults $15

Free admission for seniors (aged 60 and above) and children (under 18)

 

OPENING HOURS: 10:00-19:00
 

GUIDED TOURS AROUND THE MUSEUM IN 45 MINUTES

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17th May 2014 (Saturday)

11:00-11:45 (In English)

14:30-15:15 (In Cantonese)

16:00-16:45 (In Cantonese)

17:30-18:15 (In Cantonese)

 

18th May 2014 (Sunday)

11:00-11:45(In Cantonese)

14:30-15:15(In Cantonese)

17:30-18:15(In Cantonese)

 

Joins our tours on IMD day! You can find out about the fascinating maritime history of Hong Kong and see the whole museum in 45 minutes.

 

GUIDED TOURS: MAPPING MING CHINA’S MARITIME WORLD – THE SELDEN MAP AND OTHER TREASURES FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD

17th May 2014 (Saturday)

12:00-12:20 (In English)

14:00-14:20 (In Cantonese)

15:30-15:50 (In Cantonese)

17:00-17:20 (In Cantonese)

 

18th May 2014 (Sunday)

12:00-12:20 (In Cantonese)

14:00-14:20 (In Cantonese)

15:30-15:50 (In Cantonese)

17:00-17:20 (In Cantonese)

Find out more about maps in the 17th century by joining our informative tours given by our experience staff.

 

WORKSHOPS: BRING YOUR SELDEN STYLE MAP HOME

17th May 2014 (Saturday) and 18th May 2014 (Sunday)

14:30-15:30/17:30-18:30

Fee for materials: HKD 20

 

You can now bring the beautiful images of the map home as a keyring or fridge magnet. Join this workshop to take your favorite piece of the map home!

Pay at the front desk to participate. You can purchase workshop tickets before the workshops start.
 

WORKSHOPS: MINI MING CERAMICS WORKSHOPS

17th May 2014 (Saturday) and 18th May 2014 (Sunday)

12:30-13:30/16:00-17:00

Fee for materials HKD 20

 

You can now bring the beautiful images of the ceramics home as a keyring or fridge magnet. Join this workshop to take your favorite piece of ceramics home!

 

Pay at the front desk to participate. You can purchase workshop tickets before the workshops start.

 

THEMED TOUR: SEA BANDITS IN THE SOUTH CHINA SEA (In Cantonese)

18th May 2014 (Sunday)

11:30-12:30

 

Join our tour to learn more about sea bandits in South China Sea. This is a collaboration between Hong Kong Maritime Museum and History Society of Hong Kong. Booking is required. Please reserve a seat in advance through the Facebook page of History Society of Hong Kong.

 

THEMED TOUR: MARITIME TRADE IN THE MING AND CHING DYNASTY (In Cantonese)

18th May 2014 (Sunday)

16:30-17:30
 

Join our tour to learn more about amazing maritime history in Ming and Ching dynasty. This is a collaboration between Hong Kong Maritime Museum and History Society of Hong Kong. Booking is required. Please reserve a seat in advance through the Facebook page of History Society of Hong Kong.

 

FAMILY CORNER

17th May 2014 (Saturday) and 18th May 2014 (Sunday)

14:00-18:00

 

The entire family can relax at the cozy spot overlooking Victoria Harbour. Children and adults can have fun together playing with toys and reading story books about the sea.

 

MUSEUM ENCOUNTERS

17th May 2014 (Saturday) and 18th May 2014 (Sunday)

14:00-18:00

 

You never know who will be waiting to meet you in the Hong Kong Maritime Museum! Come along to meet special characters in the galleries and learn more about their lives and times.

 

SHOPPING AND DINING OFFERS

10% discount in shop and café on the IMD days.

 

REDEMPTION OF IMD SOUVENIR

Visitors who come to the Hong Kong Maritime Museum on 17 and 18 May 2014 can collect 1 of the 4 stamps on the guide map. You may redeem these for a specially designed souvenir here. Limit of one souvenir per person on a first-come, first-served basis. The redemption period lasts until 31 May 2014 or while stock lasts. For terms and conditions, please refer to the guide map and visit www.lcsd.gov.hk/imd2014 for details.